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Katie Vintimilla ART 101-10am STUDY GUIDE – WORKS & TERMS CHAPTER 1: Art in the Stone Age Hall of the Bulls (1-1) ca. 16,000-14,000 BCE This piece is a wall painting from the paleolithic period, found in Lascaux, France. The figures are represented in a strict profile. The artist used the natural shape of the wall to potentially bring a three-dimensional aspect to the painting. Human with Feline Head (1-7) ca. 40,000-35,000 BCE This piece is made from the ivory of a wooly mammoth from the paleolithic period. It was found in Hohlenstein- Stadlel, Germany. It stands at 11 5/8” tall and it is a sculpture in the round, meaning it is meant to be seen form different perspectives. The most common theory behind why it was made is the shaman theory: it was made so people could take the strength and power of the animal depicted. Nude Woman (1-4) ca. 28,000-25,000 BCE This piece is made of limestone, created during the Paleolithic period. It was found in Willendorf, Austria. It is a sculpture in the round- meant to be seen from different perspectives. It was originally covered in oaker- a pigment to give color

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